Visit the archeological site in Filitosa, the center of prehistoric Corsica, discovered in 1954, which offers an overview of the origins of Corsican history, the Neolithic and Megalithic periods, and the Romans from 6000 to 800 J.C. This site is the biggest center of statuary art of the Western Mediterranean.
Cities & Towns
If you drive through central Corsica, you will discover magnificent landscapes and eat in great restaurants. Visit Corte by its small train, and learn about how it was the old capital of Corsica. Today, it is the university town and home to the Palazzu Nationale, the old government headquarters of Pascal Paoli. This is a great place for a day trip.
In the direction of Sartène (1 hour by car), and the only limestone region in Corsica, this old city and its unobstructed citadel perched 65 meters above the sea on a narrow, white limestone cliff facing Sardinia. Go on a sea excursions around the Lavezzi Islands, and then on the way back, there is a guided visit of 1.5 hours by the Cavallo Island the the famous Sperone Gulf.
Discover the Alta Rocca region, with the Land of Lords, Sainte Lucie of Tallano and Levie, which are all located in the heart of Alta Rocca. History and medieval archeology lovers will find in the Alta Rocca, a region rich in discoveries. You will love the beautiful trails in the countryside, lined with chestnut trees and groves of green vines. In one of the mountainous areas the most typical of the island, you can discover the remains of ancient Corsicans in the Prehistoric museum.